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Author Jackson, Robert H., author

Title The public rituals of life, death, and resurrection in Tlayacapan, Morelos (Mexico) / by Robert H. Jackson
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 238 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Introduction -- The colonial origins of Tlayacapan -- Carnival in the public ritual of Tlayacapan -- Life, death, and resurrection: Semana Santa in Tlayacapan -- The Día de los Muertos -- Conclusions -- Appendix 1: September 19, 2017 -- Appendix 2: Earthquake damage to the colonial architectural patrimony of other Morelos communities -- Appendix 3: The architectural development of sixteenth century doctrina complexes -- Appendix 4: Engraved embedded stones in La Exaltación barrio chapel
Summary A process of social, cultural, and religious change occurred in central Mexico starting in the sixteenth century, following the Spanish conquest. Missionaries from different religious orders attempted to convert the indigenous peoples of central Mexico to Catholicism, and a part of this process involved the imposition of a new ritual cycle on the existing Mesoamerican cycle that governed agriculture and the cosmic order. This study describes the evolution and modern practice of the public ritual of life, death, and resurrection in Tlayacapan, Morelos. Tlayacapan is a community located in north
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-238)
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 13, 2020)
Subject Nahuas -- Mexico -- Tlayacapan -- Rites and ceremonies
Carnival -- Mexico -- Tlayacapan
Holy Week -- Mexico -- Tlayacapan
All Souls' Day -- Mexico -- Tlayacapan
All Souls' Day
Holy Week
Nahuas -- Rites and ceremonies
Mexico -- Tlayacapan
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1527545857